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    Diana Farmer succeeds fellow AWS member Mary Fallot as President of the American Pediatric Surgical Association.

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    Leaders in Surgery | our newest page celebrating women surgeons.

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05.28.2016

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Honoring Dr R Cornum 1st woman flight surgeon 2 enter combat w/US Army 2-229 attack copter battalion during Gulf War https://t.co/36yo9amOCG...Read More

05.28.2016

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Spotlight on Dr. Lori Alvord 1st #Navajo woman to be board certified in surgery #surged #meded https://t.co/DA8xbvfPCW...Read More

05.28.2016

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Join us this Memorial Day weekend to honor our military men and women! #thankyou...Read More

05.27.2016

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Remembering Olga Jonasson this Memorial Day https://t.co/IIAgeuu8ML Share with us the other memorable mentors you celebrate on #MemorialDay...Read More

05.27.2016

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Unfortunately a common problem in the past, hopefully changing? https://t.co/ksm5yJgHCv...Read More

05.27.2016

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For most highly educated women, motherhood doesn’t start until the 30s https://t.co/5hr1nKFuxi via @pewresearch @DrGMLivingston...Read More

05.27.2016

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Another plight of the woman surgeon, and other professional women @AAUW @SanzianaR https://t.co/ksm5yJyiu3...Read More

05.27.2016

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RT @ShreeAgrawal21: Not only dreams w/in training but basic human desires for community, love, and support are not unreasonable. https://t…...Read More

05.27.2016

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From 4 years ago, are things any better? The Plight of the Pregnant Surgeon https://t.co/Wo9zScqRsy via @nytimes @paulinechen @pturnermd...Read More

05.26.2016

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Have you taken this IAT test from @aauw yet? If not, check out https://t.co/NMCElmrCt0 #implicitbias #womenleaders...Read More

05.26.2016

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Hurry! Do you have a student/resident/colleague to nominate for an AWS foundation award? https://t.co/jyf8yIkHrh Deadline May 31!...Read More

05.26.2016

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RT @vegansurgeon: A Prescription for More Black Doctors https://t.co/aUpXHhmqwi @XavierUniv #diversitymatters @WomenSurgeons @traumadoctors…...Read More

05.26.2016

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RT @llsquared79: @WomenSurgeons another awesome woman in surgical leadership! https://t.co/rLy80Ejnv9...Read More

05.25.2016

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See the #AWSChat transcript here thanks to @jonessurgery https://t.co/OXx0xdJCIY...Read More

05.25.2016

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